Famous authors. ^A431320
||Jonathan Swift (1667 - 1745) (3:00) -- Writer Among Writers (1:10) -- Jonathan Swift: Education (1:34) -- Sir William Temple (3:08) -- Religion and Power (2:26) -- Religious Orders (2:30) -- Swift: Literary Genius (2:01) -- Swift: In the Interest of Ireland (3:42) -- Women in Swift's Life (2:38) -- Swift's Literary Friends (1:30) -- Swift's Satire and His Generosity (4:05) -- Credits: 'Jonathan Swift: A Concise Biography' (0:27) -- Jonathan Swift (1667 - 1745): An Overview of His Work (6:24) -- The Essence of Swift (0:44)
||This introduction to the life and work of Jonathan Swift from the Famous Authors series explores the political messages and social critiques in Swift's work, including the famous Gulliver's Travels and its public reception. The video begins with Swift's childhood and education in Dublin and England, and reviews the circumstances of the English monarchy, the Whigs and Tories, and other political details of the 17th century necessary to understanding Swift's times and writing.
|General note||Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on July 27, 2011.|
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|Interest grade level
||9 & up.
|Technical details||Mode of access: Internet.|
|Technical details||System requirements: FOD playback platform.|
|Source of description||Title from distributor's description.|
|Publisher number||43987 Films Media Group|